Kano State Police Command on Wednesday, December 24, 2014 arrested a 13- year-old female suicide bomber with explosives attached to her body, police reports.
The young suicide bomber, Zahra’u Babban Gida, according to reports, hails from Damaturu, Yobe and has allegedly confessed that she was initiated into Boko Haram by her parents, who live in Bauchi State.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderenle Shinaba, told journalist that the arrest of the 13-yeald old bomber and her accomplice can be credited to the existing synergy among the police, the DSS, Army, Airforce, Customs, Immigration, Prisons and NSCDC.
He added that the girl was apprehended based on suspicion of her movements around the market.
Shinaba also discards the suggestions that that female suicide bombers were from Igbo tribe as he said such rumours were unfounded.